Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is set in the Gaafu Alifu Atoll, South Maldives, and is surrounded by natural splendour. After undergoing significant renovations the resort will re-open as a Raffles branded property in November 2018, joining the iconic collection of Raffles hotels and resorts. The property is located at a 55-minute flight from Male international airport followed by a 15-minute speed boat ride from Kaadedhdhoo domestic airport. The resort presently boasts 21 island villas and 16 ocean villas with private pools, three restaurants, a scenic cocktail bar and an array of facilities and activities to relax, rejuvenate and reinvigorate the body, mind and spirit. These include an award winning luxury spa, private dining options, 24-hour butler and private chef service. The hotel has well-appointed leisure facilities with fully equipped over-the-water fitness center, spa, swimming pool and a diving center.